Ubu - need a visio reader
glgxg at sbcglobal.net
Wed Mar 5 03:39:58 UTC 2008
On 03/04/2008 06:31 PM, Owen Townend wrote:
> On 3/5/08, NoOp <glgxg at sbcglobal.net> wrote:
>> On 03/04/2008 01:44 PM, Owen Townend wrote:
>> > On 3/5/08, jack <tdldev at gmail.com> wrote:
>> >> Both efforts worked very well! The images were enough to be able to get
>> >> eyes on these drawings. The import (thanks Owen!) were fine, but dia
>> >> not able to do anything more than make a mangled image with them. I'm
>> >> guessing that dia still has a bit of work left to make the claim that
>> >> truly works. I'll try OOo on them as well, just to see if OO does
>> >> something different.
>> >> Jack
>> > Hey,
>> > No worries, glad I could help.
>> > Perhaps there's a better file type to export to that may help...
>> > Otherwise you may have luck using the Visio2003 Viewer in wine.
>> Tried that last night -- the viewer requires IE/Internet Exploder of all
>> things to view the file, that's why I ended up booting into windows.
>> However, if you export the vsd as dxf he should be able to open in OOo
>> Draw with no problem.
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> Saving to .dxf doesn't re-open correctly in Visio so I'm not really
> suprised that he didn't seem to have any luck with OOo.
> Can anyone think of another way?
> Available Visio save-as formats
> (typed from the drop-down box)
> Drawing (*.vsd)
> Stencil (*.vss)
> Template (*.vst)
> XML Drawing (*.vdx)
> XML Stencil (*.vsx)
> XML Template (*.vtx)
> Visio 2002 Drawing (*.vsd)
> Visio 2002 Stencil (*.vss)
> Visio 2002 Template (*.vst)
> Scalable Vector Graphics (*.vsg)
> Scalable Vector Graphics - Compressed (*.svgz)
> AutoCAD Drawing (*.dwg)
> AutoCAD Interchange (*.dxf)
> Web Page (*.htm; *.html)
> Compressed Enhanced Metafile (*.emz)
> Enhanced Metafile (*.emf)
> Graphics Interchange Format (*.gif)
> JPEG File Intechange Format (*.jpg)
> Portable Network Graphics (*.png)
> Tag Image File Format (*.tif)
> Windows Bitmap (*.bmp; *.dib)
> Windows Metafile (*.wmf)
Have you tried opening the dxf in OOo Draw? Should work. Send me the dxf
& also an emf & I'll give it a shot.
BTW: we are probably getting off topic for this list, but then again,
others might find the excercise useful w/Ubuntu OOo.
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